Chicago Auxiliary Bishop Named New Bishop of Springfield Diocese

April 21, 2010 by  
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Diocese of Springfield in Illinois — April 20, 2010 SPRINGFIELD — Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of the Archdiocese of Chicago to be the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. He succeeds Archbishop George J. Lucas, who was named Archbishop of Omaha last June. The appointment […]


New Archbishops Find Pallium Shows Their Ties to Pope, Parishioners

Catholic News Service – June 29, 2009 – By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Receiving the woolen pallium from the pope underlines an archbishop’s unique ties to the vicar of Christ in Rome and to his own flock of parishioners back home, said a number of archbishops from the United States and Canada. The […]


Good Steward Newsletter – June 2009 (special edition)

Who Touched Me? Archbishops Receive the Pallium, a Sign of Unity, from Pope Benedict XVI The following Good Steward Newsletter was submitted from Rome on June 29, 2009. On Sunday June 28, the Gospel reading for the day was the story of the woman who was afflicted with a disease that many doctors could not […]